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Ann Callis

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Ann Callis
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Current Court Information:
Illinois Third Judicial Circuit Court
Title:   Former judge
Active:   2001-2013
Chief:   2006-2013
Past position:   Associate Judge, Third Circuit
Past term:   1995-2001
Personal History
Undergraduate:   St. Louis University
Law School:   St. Louis University School of Law
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Third Circuit Court
State:  Illinois
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  November 6, 2012
Retention vote %:  68.6% ApprovedA

Ann Callis was a chief judge for the Third Circuit of Illinois. She is a resident circuit judge and served in Edwardsville. She was appointed to this position in 2001 after having served as an Associate Judge since 1995. She became chief judge in 2006 and was retained in 2012, but announced her resignation from the court on May 3, 2013.[1][2][3]

Callis announced her intention to run in the Democratic primary for Illinois' 13th Congressional District, U.S. House of Representatives, in 2014.[4]


Callis received her undergraduate and J.D. degrees from St. Louis University.[2]


Callis is a former prosecutor for the State's Attorney's office of Madison and St. Clair counties. In 1995, she was appointed an Associate Judge of the Third Circuit Court. She was promoted to Circuit Judge in 2001.[2]

2012 election

Callis was retained on Nov. 6, 2012 with 68.6% of the vote.[5][6]

See also: Illinois judicial elections, 2012

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